Daily Archives: August 23, 2011

Big Tobacco growing smokeless business

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company is ramping up marketing for dissolvable tobacco products in Colorado and North Carolina test smokeless tobacco usemarkets, meanwhile the FDA is still reviewing whether and how it can control the new substances.

Hookah use on the rise in California

Cigarette smoking in California has fallen sharply in recent years, but new research finds that hookah use is on the rise, especially shisha smokingamong young adults.

Smoking ban repeal ahead?

Four months after Kenton County became the first Northern Kentucky county to ban smoking inside most public establishments, the initial furor has died down, but neither side is satisfied.

Keys to effective smoking bans

As it stands now, Kentucky officials have the same problem enacting smoking restrictions as habitual smokers have quitting the habit.